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The secret six : the true tale of the men who conspired with John Brown

Author: Edward Renehan
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats

John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry was one of the events which sparked the US Civil War. This study looks at the group of Northern aristocrats who covertly aided Brown, convinced that armed conflict  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: John Brown; John Brown
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Renehan
ISBN: 1570031819 9781570031816
OCLC Number: 43960325
Description: x, 308 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: Reunion --
The secret unspoken --
A dream of mountains --
One bright, clear flash --
Fugitives --
Riot --
Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God --
Sharp's Rights of the people --
Gideon --
To shame into nobleness unmanly youth --
Enter Hugh Forbes --
Troubling Israel --
An evil hour --
The reputed New England humanitarians --
Manifesto --
The stuff of which martyrs are made --
Harpers Ferry --
The steel trap --
Fantasies of escape --
The not so secret six --
The dirge of the cataract --
The committee --
Machines --
The true believer --
Other Titles: Secret 6
Responsibility: Edward J. Renehan, Jr.


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